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Golden Globe Awards 2015 nominees revealed

on December 11, 2014, 9:15am

The nominees for the 2015 Golden Globe Awards have been revealed. Now in its 72nd year, the Golden Globes honor the best in film and television. This year’s gala is set for January 11th, 2015 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

Nominees for Best Drama include Boyhood, Foxcatcher, and The Theory of Everything. Meanwhile, Birdman, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and St. Vincent earned nods for Best Comedy.

The category for Best Director pins Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel) against David Fincher (Gone Girl) and Richard Linklater (Boyhood). Anderson and Linklater also earned Best Screenplay nods for their respective films.

In the Best Actor Drama category, Steve Carrell (Foxcatcher) will face off against Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler) and Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game). Reese Witherspoon (Wild), Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl), and Jennifer Aniston (Cake) received nominations for Best Actress Drama.

Best Actor Musical/Comedy includes Joaquin Phoenix (Inherent Vice),  Bill Murray (St. Vincent), Christoph Waltz (Big Eyes), and Ralph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel). Best Actress Musical/Comedy, meanwhile, features Helen Mirren (The Hundred Foot Journey), Amy Adams (Big Eyes), Julianne Moore (Map to the Stars), and Emily Blunt (Into the Woods).

The category for Best Song is especially exciting as it features Lorde (“Yellow Flicker Beat”), Lana Del Rey (“Big Eyes”), Patti Smith (“Mercy Is”), and Sia (“Opportunity”). And Trent Reznor’s work on Gone Girl earned him a nomination for Best Original Score.

Check out the complete list of the nominees (including television) below.

Film Nominations

Best Motion Picture, Drama
Boyhood
Foxcatcher
The Imitation Game
Selma
The Theory of Everything

Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical       
Birdman
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Into the Woods
Pride
St. Vincent

Best Director, Motion Picture
Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel
Ava Duvernay, Selma
David Fincher, Gone Girl
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Birdman
Richard Linklater, Boyhood

Best Screenplay, Motion Picture
Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel
Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl
Alejandro González Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr., Birdman
Richard Linklater, Boyhood
Graham Moore, The Imitation Game

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Steve Carell, Foxcatcher
Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game
Jake Gyllenhaal, Nightcrawler
David Oyelowo, Selma
Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
Jennifer Aniston, Cake
Felicity Jones, The Theory of Everything
Julianne Moore, Still Alice
Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl
Reese Witherspoon, Wild

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
Ralph Fiennes, The Grand Budapest Hotel
Michael Keaton, Birdman
Bill Murray, St. Vincent
Joaquin Phoenix, Inherent Vice
Christoph Waltz, Big Eyes

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
Amy Adams, Big Eyes
Emily Blunt, Into the Woods
Julianne Moore, Map to the Stars
Quvenzhané Wallis, Annie
Helen Mirren, Hundred Foot Journey

Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Robert Duvall, The Judge
Ethan Hawke, Boyhood
Edward Norton, Birdman
Mark Ruffalo, Foxcatcher
J.K, Simmons, Whiplash

Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Patricia Arquette, Boyhood
Jessica Chastain, A Most Violent Year
Keira Knightley, The Imitation Game
Emma Stone, Birdman
Meryl Streep, Into the Woods

Best Original Song in Motion Picture
Lana Del Rey – “Big Eyes”, Big Eyes
John Legend and Common – “Glory”, Selma
Patti Smith and Lenny K – “Mercy Is”, Noah
Sia – “Opportunity”, Annie
Lorde – “Yellow Flicker Beat”, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I

Best Original Score in a Motion Picture
The Imitation Game
The Theory of Everything
Gone Girl
Birdman
Interstellar

Best Foreign film
Force Majeure (Sweden)
Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (France)
Ida (Poland)
Leviathan (Russia)
Tangerines (Estonia)

Animated Feature Film
Big Hero 6
The Book of Life
The Boxtrolls
How to Train Your Dragon 2
The Lego Movie

TV Nominations

Best TV Series, Drama
The Affair
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
The Good Wife
House of Cards

Best Comedy Series
Girls
Jane the Virgin
Orange Is the New Black
Silicon Valley
Transparent

Best TV Miniseries or Movie
Fargo
The Missing
The Normal Heart
Olive Kitteridge
True Detective

Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series, Drama
Clive Owen, The Knick
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
James Spader, The Blacklist
Dominic West, The Affair

Best Performance by an Actress in TV Series, Drama
Claire Danes, Homeland
Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Ruth Wilson, The Affair
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Best Performance by an Actor in TV Series, Comedy
Louis C.K., Louie
Don Cheadle, House of Lies
Ricky Gervais, Derek
William H. Macy, Shameless
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Best Performance by an Actress in TV Series, Comedy
Lena Dunham, Girls
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin
Taylor Schilling, Orange is the New Black

Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in  TV
Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart
Alan Cumming, The Good Wife
Colin Hanks, Fargo
Bill Murray, Olive Kitteridge
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

Best Performance by Supporting Actress in TV
Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story
Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey
Allison Janney, Mom
Michelle Monaghan, True Detective

Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Miniseries or Movie
Martin Freeman, Fargo
Woody Harrelson, True Detective
Matthew Mcconaughey, True Detective
Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart
Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo

Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Miniseries or Movie
Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Honourable Woman
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Frances McDormand, Olive Kitteridge
Frances O’Connor, The Missing
Allison Tolman, Fargo

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